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For first time, two neighborhood greenways will connect later this year

The city has built stretches of neighborhood greenways in Ballard, Northeast Seattle, the Central District, Delridge, Beacon Hill, Wallingford, Olympic Hills, the University District and Greenwood, but they are all sort of floating in space with limited usability because they … Continue reading

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FamilyRide: Kidical Mass swings by the under-construction Missing Link, Ballard Greenway bike counter

Sunday’s Kidical Mass ride took us to Ballard for our first look at the new two-way bikeway for part of the Burke-Gilman Trail Missing Link. The paint isn’t down yet and I hope they’ll put more dividers in to make … Continue reading

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Bike trips spike on Ballard Greenway after opening celebration

Early counts show that the number of people biking on the NW 58th Street neighborhood greenway in Ballard has already dramatically increased, according to Seattle Neighborhood Greenways. Before the September 7 greenway opening celebration, usage was already up compared to … Continue reading

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Ballard’s 58th Street Greenway will open Saturday with Kidical Mass, street pianos and more

Ballard’s first neighborhood greenway is ready to roll on NW 58th Street. Spanning the entire width of Ballard from 6th Avenue NW to the Burke-Gilman Trail, the greenway includes a variety of improvements from safer crossings of busy streets to … Continue reading

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Ballard lemonade stand owner Helen explains how neighborhood greenways are good for business

I went on a bike tour of the nearly-completed NW 58th Street neighborhood greenway in Ballard Sunday with Cathy Tuttle and Andres Salomon of Seattle Neighborhood Greenways. After climbing up the hill from the Burke-Gilman Trail at the west end … Continue reading

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Update on NW 58th Street neighborhood greenway

Ballard’s first neighborhood greenway is coming together in pieces. Speed humps will be installed soon to keep car speeds low. The flashing beacons for 24th Ave NW, a key part of the project, will not be ready until July. Here’s … Continue reading

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Work progressing on NW 58th Street neighborhood greenway in Ballard

After many delays to projects across the city, Seattle is set to get its first real miles of neighborhood greenways this year. Delayed last year, the city is now constructing a modified version of the NW 58th Street neighborhood greenway … Continue reading

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Thursday open house will discuss Ballard’s NW 58th Street neighborhood greenway

The revised plans for a neighborhood greenway on NW 58th Street in Ballard will be on display at an open house Thursday, likely the final public meeting on the project before expected installation later this spring and summer. The meeting … Continue reading

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City delays Ballard Neighborhood Greenway on NW 58th Street

Well, so much for 2012 being the year of the neighborhood greenways in Seattle. One of the city’s strongest proposals for installation this year just got pushed back for more studies, meaning the city will fall well shy of its … Continue reading

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Ballard’s 58th Street neighborhood greenway open house Thursday

SDOT will showcase plans for the NW 58th St neighborhood greenway in Ballard Thursday. The 2.1-mile route will span the neighborhood from the Burke-Gilman Trail on the west to Phinney Ridge on the east. The open house Thursday will go … Continue reading

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